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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English jargon, from Old French jargon, a variant of gargon, gargun (chatter; talk; language).

NounEdit

jargon (countable and uncountable, plural jargons)

  1. (uncountable) A technical terminology unique to a particular subject.
  2. (countable) Language characteristic of a particular group.
    • 2014, Ian Hodder, Archaeological Theory Today
      In fact all the competing theories have developed their own specialized jargons and have a tendency to be difficult to penetrate.
  3. (uncountable) Speech or language that is incomprehensible or unintelligible; gibberish.
    • Macaulay
      A barbarous jargon.
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VerbEdit

jargon (third-person singular simple present jargons, present participle jargoning, simple past and past participle jargoned)

  1. To utter jargon; to emit confused or unintelligible sounds.
    • Longfellow
      The noisy jay, / Jargoning like a foreigner at his food.

Etymology 2Edit

French, from Italian giargone, from Persian زر گون (zar gun, gold-colored).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

jargon (plural jargons)

  1. A variety of zircon
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Further readingEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French jargon (chatter, talk, language).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /jɑrˈɣɔn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: jar‧gon

NounEdit

jargon n (plural jargons, diminutive jargonnetje n)

  1. A jargon, specialised language

FinnishEdit

(index ja)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

jargon

  1. jargon

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of jargon (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative jargon jargonit
genitive jargonin jargonien
partitive jargonia jargoneja
illative jargoniin jargoneihin
singular plural
nominative jargon jargonit
accusative nom. jargon jargonit
gen. jargonin
genitive jargonin jargonien
partitive jargonia jargoneja
inessive jargonissa jargoneissa
elative jargonista jargoneista
illative jargoniin jargoneihin
adessive jargonilla jargoneilla
ablative jargonilta jargoneilta
allative jargonille jargoneille
essive jargonina jargoneina
translative jargoniksi jargoneiksi
instructive jargonein
abessive jargonitta jargoneitta
comitative jargoneineen

FrenchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French jargon, gargun ("cheeping of birds"), from a root *garg expressing the sound of the throat or referring to it. See gargouille, gargariser, gargoter.
The initial /ʒ/ sound comes from a softening of /g/, as in jambe

NounEdit

jargon m (plural jargons)

  1. jargon, specialised or unintelligible language
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DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Italian giargone

NounEdit

jargon m (plural jargons)

  1. A jargon, zircon type

ReferencesEdit

jargon” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).


Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

jargon m (oblique plural jargons, nominative singular jargons, nominative plural jargon)

  1. talk; chatter; conversation; talking

DescendantsEdit


TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French jargon.

NounEdit

jargon (definite accusative jargonu, plural jargonlar)

  1. jargon

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VolapükEdit

NounEdit

jargon

  1. gibberish
  2. A jargon, specialised language